The first table below looks at the demand for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 202 201 175
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 21 12 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.23% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.24% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 34
Average salary £42,500 £36,250 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% -6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,750 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5800 5003 5295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.79% 95.28% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4785 4392 4649
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the South West region.

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in the South West

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the South West region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Linux Administrator Salary Histogram in the South West

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the South West region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +14 14 £42,500 +11.11% 1
Gloucestershire -3 4 £35,000 -
Somerset - 2 £37,500 -
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (48.84%) Bash Shell
3 18 (41.86%) MySQL
4 16 (37.21%) Apache
4 16 (37.21%) VMware
5 14 (32.56%) Windows
5 14 (32.56%) CentOS
6 13 (30.23%) Tomcat
6 13 (30.23%) Finance
6 13 (30.23%) Debian
6 13 (30.23%) Red Hat
7 12 (27.91%) Open Source
7 12 (27.91%) Degree
8 11 (25.58%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (25.58%) Internet
8 11 (25.58%) UNIX
8 11 (25.58%) Solaris
8 11 (25.58%) Perl
9 10 (23.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (20.93%) Puppet
10 9 (20.93%) Python
10 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
11 8 (18.60%) SAN
11 8 (18.60%) IPv4
11 8 (18.60%) IPv6
11 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
12 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
12 7 (16.28%) Ruby
12 7 (16.28%) Middleware

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (37.21%) Apache
2 13 (30.23%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.65%) nginx
4 1 (2.33%) Zimbra
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (13.95%) Google Apps
4 5 (11.63%) SaaS
4 5 (11.63%) Amazon S3
5 2 (4.65%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) Internet
2 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
3 8 (18.60%) IPv4
3 8 (18.60%) IPv6
3 8 (18.60%) SAN
4 7 (16.28%) VoIP
4 7 (16.28%) HTTP
5 6 (13.95%) WAN
6 5 (11.63%) Firewall
6 5 (11.63%) Network Security
7 4 (9.30%) NAS
8 3 (6.98%) DNS
8 3 (6.98%) SSL
9 2 (4.65%) LDAP
9 2 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (4.65%) VLAN
10 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.33%) SSH
10 1 (2.33%) SMTP
10 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) MySQL
2 5 (11.63%) Hazelcast
2 5 (11.63%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (4.65%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) Hudson
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Retail
2 4 (9.30%) Marketing
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.98%) Back Office
3 3 (6.98%) Electronics
4 2 (4.65%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) Middleware
2 5 (11.63%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (4.65%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Open Source
2 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
3 6 (13.95%) Xbox
4 4 (9.30%) Derivative
5 3 (6.98%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.98%) DTV
6 2 (4.65%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) CentOS
3 13 (30.23%) Debian
4 11 (25.58%) UNIX
4 11 (25.58%) Solaris
5 10 (23.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (13.95%) Ubuntu
7 4 (9.30%) AIX
7 4 (9.30%) HPUX
7 4 (9.30%) Windows 2000
8 3 (6.98%) VMS
8 3 (6.98%) Fedora
9 2 (4.65%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
2 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.30%) Information Security
3 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.98%) Time Management
4 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
4 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.98%) CRM
4 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.98%) DevOps
5 2 (4.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.33%) Computer Security
6 1 (2.33%) Kanban
6 1 (2.33%) Scrum
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) Bash Shell
2 11 (25.58%) Perl
3 9 (20.93%) Python
4 7 (16.28%) PHP
4 7 (16.28%) SQL
4 7 (16.28%) Ruby
5 5 (11.63%) PHP5
5 5 (11.63%) Groovy
5 5 (11.63%) Java
6 3 (6.98%) C
7 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Degree
2 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) CCENT
4 1 (2.33%) RHCE
4 1 (2.33%) LPIC
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.65%) Squid
3 2 (4.65%) Xen
3 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.65%) Varnish
4 1 (2.33%) NFS
4 1 (2.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Puppet
2 7 (16.28%) NetBackup
3 6 (13.95%) Nagios
3 6 (13.95%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (9.30%) Backup Exec
5 3 (6.98%) Zenoss
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.33%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) VMware
2 13 (30.23%) Red Hat
3 6 (13.95%) Google
3 6 (13.95%) Facebook
4 4 (9.30%) Veritas
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco
5 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.98%) Sun
5 3 (6.98%) SAP
6 2 (4.65%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.33%) F5
7 1 (2.33%) Scalix
7 1 (2.33%) Juniper